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Amis

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$$ - $$$
City Center East
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412 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1157 (Waverly)
+1 215-732-2647
Today
17:00 - 22:00
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Hours:
Sun 10:00 - 14:00
Sun - Thu 17:00 - 22:00
Fri - Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Cleveland, Ohio
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153 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived early and had a drink at the bar. Bartender was great, the ambiance of the bar is very comfortable and welcoming. Met up with my friends and family for dinner and had a really nice dinner with great service. I would definitely go there again!

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New York City, New York
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80 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had the most amazing experience! We sat at the chef's table and watched the staff prep and cook the meals--we learned so much! Our server was attentive and knowledgable as was the assistant manager who was available as well. The food was outstanding!! I highly recommend Amis!!

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Thank robin d
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

I was skeptical why this restaurant had reservations while 13th Street restaurants seem to always be full. Our dinner was average. Nothing really special in fact it might have been a little salty.

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Boulder, Colorado
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155 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

Really was looking forward to Amis after all the hype but sadly the service was atrocious - friendly, kind of spaced out server. Initial drink delivery took about 15 min. Things got better but not really that much. Food was nice - pounded pork chop parm was really good. I won't be back soon...

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99 reviews
62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

good range menu good win selection by glass and bottles very knowledgeable staff but little arrogant. restaurant inside really noisy. for very average and small portions. would not recommend. better italian places around in philadelphia. unless they can get the food quality up.

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Tampa, Florida
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177 reviews
98 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

First the good: had a fine meal at the bar. The server's recommendations for a starter course and an entree were terrific. Great selection of wines by the glass, with some good Italians. The atmosphere--decoration, lighting--is quite nice yet functional. But, the noise level assaults. I was alone, which is a good thing, because it would have been difficult to... More 

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Andover, Massachusetts
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

This was the best Italian food we have eaten outside of Italy, which means it was both delicious and deceptively simple. Both of our appetizers and pastas were superb. We shared both and could not pick a winner in either case. Our server was friendly, professional, and knowledgeable. It was a warm evening and we were able to sit outside... More 

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

Been to Amis several times and have never been disappointed. Food and drinks are excellent. Had reservation for this past weekend and could not find a Parking space. Nothing on the street and lot around the corner was full...what was I to do, send my wife in to order something to go or blow the place off.? Sorry we weren't... More 

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

We came here for dinner the night after dining at Marc Vetri's namesake/flagship restaurant. That's a tough act to follow, but Amis was up to the task. My wife & I came here for dinner straight from Citizens Bank Park after a Phillies game. Khakis and a polo was just fine for both places. We started with the Mixed Salumi... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Excellent food. Excellent service. Excellent accommodation of a person with severe dietary restrictions. I have gastroparesis which means I can't eat solid food and only eat cooked puree food. Amis' chef and manager were great in accommodating my needs. They prepared passato di verdura for me, they puréed the tongue they have in the menu, they pureed a dessert for... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$31 - US$50
Cuisine
Italian
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Dining Style
Casual Dining
Good for
Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 - 14:00
17:00 - 22:00
Monday
17:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
17:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
17:00 - 22:00
Thursday
17:00 - 22:00
Friday
17:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 412 S 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147-1157
    (Waverly)
  • Public Transportation: Broad Street Subway Line - Lombard/South stop. Bus C - Broad & Pine
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Philadelphia>  > City Center East
  • Neighbourhood: City Center East
  • Phone Number: +1 215-732-2647
Description
Amis brings the quintessential Roman-style trattoria to Philadelphia's Center City neighborhood. Opened in 2010 by Vetri Family partners Jeff Benjamin and Chefs Marc Vetri, Brad Spence and Jeff Michaud, Amis has cemented its place as one of the city's premier dining destinations, garnering high praise from such publications as the Philadelphia Inquirer (three-out-of-four-bells) and Bon Appetit magazine ("Top 10 Places for Pasta in the U.S."), and from the crowds of regular guests who pack its dining room nightly for dinner and weekends for brunch. Lively, comfortable and convivial, dining at Amis is perfect for a variety of occasions, boasting a share-plates menu of house-made pasta, salumi, farm-fresh meats and peak seasonal vegetable dishes, perfect for sharing while celebrating with friends and family, or a meal out with someone special. Be sure to ask about our "Beast of Amis" menu too. These special dishes feature whole animals-birds, hogs, fish and even full sides of beef.

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